What's on inWatford

Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

20
OCT
Beano Annual 75th Anniversary Exhibtion
St Pancras International Station

St Pancras International is set to become a haven of mischief and fun this autumn as the countrys longest running comic joins forces with the UKs favourite station. Celebrating the launch of The Beano 2015 annual Dennis the Menace and the Bash…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02072 602770
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20
OCT
C-N-N (Capone & Noreaga)
Jazz Cafe

Their first release The War Report released in 1997 which has just been re‐issued is considered a classic and should be with production from the likes of Marley Marl Lord Finesse & Buckwild to name a few.Both have gone on to have…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02078 339544
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20
OCT
COPD - Novel Therapeutics and Management
Holiday Inn Regents Park

With the global COPD market forecasted to reach a value of 15.6 billion by 2019 COPD 2014 comes at a perfect time to provide the industry with a niche platform for discussion and a forum to learn from KOLs and visionaries in…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02078 276162
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20
OCT
Dark Fortress and Secrets Of The Moon
The Underworld Camden

About:DARK FORTRESSDark Fortress is a black metal band from Landshut Germany formed in 1994. They have released six studio albums a split album and a demo album.SECRETS OF THE MOONSecrets of the Moon are a black metal band from Osnabrck Germany founded…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 673939
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20
OCT
HPHT Wells Summit
Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel

Now in its 10th year the HPHT Summit has established itself as the worlds most prominent international gathering for drilling professionals offering comprehensive discussion on drilling techniques and well completions for high pressure high temperature operations. Join HPHT specialists sharing their knowledge…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2073 689300
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20
OCT
Hurried Steps: Anti-Slavery Day - early afternoon
The Small Hall, Kensington Town Hall

To mark Anti‐Slavery Day in October 2014 the Tri‐Borough Violence Against Women and Girls Strategic Partnership is hosting two performances of New Shoes Theatre's production of Hurried Steps. The afternoon matinee is timed to fit in with the school run.The compelling hour‐long…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01892 710122
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20
OCT
Hurried Steps: Anti-Slavery Day Event
The Small Hall, Kensington Town Hall,

To mark Anti‐Slavery Day in October 2014 the Tri‐Borough Violence Against Women and Girls Strategic Partnership is hosting two performances of New Shoes Theatre's production of Hurried Steps. The afternoon matinee is timed to fit in with the school run.The compelling hour‐long…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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20
OCT
Market Data and Trading Technology
The Kingsley Hotel

Across these four seminars attendees will gain key understandings of the technical and administrative aspects of the market data arena. Day 1: Introduction to the Financial Markets and Market Data This one day course unit is designed to provide a broad overview…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 44(0)2073 169017
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20
OCT
Monday Cocktail Cinema Club at shaker_company
Shaker and Company

Sponsored by De Kuyper Every Monday night BelleandCo play host to the Monday Cocktail Cinema Club MCCC showing iconic black and white cult and modern movies.Throughout film history alcohol has been at the forefront. Silent movies used liquor to teach the cautionary…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02073 875474
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20
OCT
Poetry on the Fourth Floor with Faber New Poets
Faber and Faber, Bloomsbury House

Join us for this lively London event in Fabers prestigious Bloomsbury offices which celebrates and showcases the talents of the best in the next generation of poets; Faber New Poets 2013‐14. Marking the end of their national tour and celebrating the publication…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07545 760590
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20
OCT
Simon Callow in The Man Jesus
Artsdepot

This extraordinary play looks back two thousand years to witness key moments in the life of the man Jesus' through the eyes of the people who knew him. Simon Callow one of Britains best‐loved actors performs a moving account of biblical stories…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02083 695454
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20
OCT
The Future of E-Commerce Delivery
One Whitehall Place

The Future of E‐Commerce Delivery attracts couriers post‐operators and retailers to discuss the rapid growth and dynamism of e‐commerce. Online retailing continues to grow with pure plays and multi‐channel retailers investing in improving websites and the delivery experience. This conference identifies and…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02077 608699
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20
OCT
World Class Process Safety Management 2014
Park Plaza Victoria

T.A. Cook in association with the European Process Safety Centre is delighted to announce that the 4th annual World Class Process Safety Management conference will be taking place in London from the 20 ‐ 22 October 2014. Bringing together a diverse range…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: +44(0)1212 003810
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20
OCT
Buraka Som Sistema
KOKO Camden

Buraka Som Sistema at KOKO Camden in London on Monday 20 October 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
OCT
CaponeNNoreaga CNN
Jazz Cafe

CaponeNNoreaga CNN at Jazz Cafe in London on Monday 20 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest CaponeNNoreaga CNN tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
OCT
Death From Above 1979
Electric Ballroom

Death From Above 1979 at Electric Ballroom in London on Monday 20 October 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
OCT
Elaine Paige
Royal Albert Hall

Elaine Paige award‐winning musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist and popular BBC radio presenter returns to the concert stage in 2011 with a brand new evening of music and song. Elaine will perform some of…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
OCT
Michael Palin
Palace Theatre

Michael Palin at Palace Theatre in London on Monday 20 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Michael Palin live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
OCT
ad:tech London 2014
Olympia National

ad:tech is the worlds largest marketing media and technology marketplace with nine events taking place throughout the year across Europe Asia Australasia and North America.ad:tech London is the only European event in this global series and provides an annual meeting point for…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02036 152834
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21
OCT
Chimaira
The Underworld

The heavy metal music scene has seen the entry of various bands recently and it has become really difficult for bands to sound fresh and keep the fans interested. If there is one band that…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
CRO Contracts
Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton

This practical two‐day training course will examine every aspect of the CRO contract process ‐ from choosing the right pricing scheme through to improving your negotiating skills.The perfect outsourcing agreement is based on a long‐term commitment where risks and rewards are shared…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02075 573714
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21
OCT
Customer Experience Transformation
IQPC

The travel and leisure industry is faced with rapidly rising costs changing corporate travel policies increasingly demanding web‐savvy customers and severe economic pressures. It is vital for companies in this sector to find alternate routes to remain competitive; the answer to this…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 4402070 361300
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21
OCT
FinTech dinner with Christoph
The Noodle House

This dinner is for people working in or interested in FinTech startups and a great opportunity to network and share insights about the industry.Our after dinner speaker Christoph is the CEO and co‐founder of iwoca which offers a new type of credit…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07977 236617
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21
OCT
FITECH 2014
IQPC

This event is specifically designed to help you understand how to invest wisely and unleash new potential from your Function.Senior Finance executives join to discuss the true business benefits opportunities and pitfalls of innovative technology to ensure low‐risk value‐led investment into the…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +44(0)2073 689315
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21
OCT
Funny Women Players
St James's Theatre

We are all seeking the holy grail of success in our personal and our professional lives. Self‐improvement and enlightenment are the buzzwords of the 21st Century. The Funny Women Players will take you on a journey full of hilarity and surprises. Based…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02089 484444
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21
OCT
Latest on 112-based emergency call legislation
Holiday Inn Bloomsbury

Join SMis Latest on 112‐based emergency call legislation and end to end security for a digital society event on 21 Oct 14 to reflect on the status both of eCall and ERA GLONASS and end2end securityAutomotive will be the strongest growing segment…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 442078 276078
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21
OCT
Military E-Learning and Smart Devices
IQPC

Defence IQ is holding its inaugural Military E‐Learning and Smart Devices Conference to support the pioneers using e‐learning and simulation techniques for the training of military personnel. This tri‐service event will provide the opportunity to share best practice in what remains a…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02073 689725
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21
OCT
Quaglino's LIVE Lounge
Quaglinos

Live music from 10pm with some of Londons best DJs turning up the volume till close. 10pm: Dave Delgado Live Sessions feat RayeDave Delgado is a top session bass player and DJ having worked with recording artists and toured throughout Europe Asia…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02079 306767
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21
OCT
Quaglino's Live Lounge feat. MDNGHT
Quaglinos

Live music from 10pm with some of Londons best DJs turning up the volume till close.10pm: MDNGHTI think possibly one of the best reactions weve had on BBC Introducing Its a very nice track Dev Radio 1Absolutely brilliant... when I wake…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02079 306767
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21
OCT
Radlett Music Club : David Owen Norris
The Radlett Centre

Mendelssohn a lecture recitalDavid makes a welcome return to Radlett on this occasion to give a lecture recital on Mendelssohn and his songs without words. He has been a concert pianist for forty years and broadcasts on radio and TV as…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01923 859291
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Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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